On Monday, a shocking video surfaced of a South Carolina high school resource officer violently removing a student from class, and has received national media attention.
Two days later, Officer Ben Fields has officially been fired.
The Richland County Senior Deputy has been accused of racial bias, but authorities said that school officials and at least one fellow student have publicly stated their support for Fields' actions.
Video: Student Arrested For Filming Classroom Assault By School Officer Speaks Out
Police Sheriff Leon Lott has asked the FBI to help investigate the incident, and the Department of Justice has even opened a civil rights probe into it!
While Lott asserted that "the student was being disruptive," his review of the assault led to the confirmation that the officer's "use of force was unacceptable" when he "threw her across the classroom."
Lott also revealed that the officer "did not follow
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